Steven graduated from UCLA in 1990 with a B.A. in English and in 1993 obtained his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. He was admitted to both the California Bar and the United States District Court in 1994. Before coming to Caine & Weiner in 2011, he had his own private practice.
He has worked in the collections field for nearly 30 years, 24 years as an attorney, three years as a clerk during law school, and two years in the legal department of a collection agency. He is familiar with all steps of the collection process, both pre-judgment and post-judgment, and has been lead counsel on more than 100 court trials. He litigates both commercial and consumer matters including issues regarding the FDCPA, California State Rosenthal Act, FCRA and TCPA